People on the Move: Jan. 29, 2024

Mon, Jan 29, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Gov. Joe Lombardo announced the appointment of Scott Scherer to the Nevada Commission on Ethics. Currently working at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Scherer was previously appointed as a member of the Nevada Commission on Ethics by the Legislature and served as a member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and as a member of the Nevada Assembly.

Gov. Lombardo also recently announced the appointments of Steve Hill and Tommy White to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board of Directors. Hill and White began their new three-year terms on January 1.The Las Vegas Stadium Authority owns and oversees Las Vegas stadiums and manages the coverage of waterfall revenue distributions, in addition to managing stadium capital improvement funds and related expenditures.

NASA published new research recently detailing a distant system of planets, and one of the authors is UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen. The work provides a deeper understanding of the solar system’s history using data from the retired Kepler space telescope.

Nevada Health and Bioscience Corporation—a nonprofit organization with the mission of developing healthcare research, education, clinical assets and programming—announced the hiring of Lisa Levine as Senior Director of Business Development and Operations; Kelly Lavigne as Director of Administration; and Kimberly Case-Nichols as General Manager of Strategic Operations and Facilities Management.

The ER at North Las Vegas, an extension of Valley Hospital, has opened on the northwest corner of North 5th Street and Rome and is open for 24-hour emergency care every day of the year. Diagnostic capabilities include an on-site laboratory, CT scanner and imaging equipment, and multiple treatment and exam rooms.

U.S. News & World Report has named Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center as a 2024 High Performing hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy), the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, and the second consecutive year Centennial Hills Hospital has received this designation.

Southwest Medical’s Oakey Health Care Center at 4750 W. Oakey Blvd. in Las Vegas has been recognized by America’s Physician Groups among its 2023 Standards of Excellence program’s “Elite” status honorees.

Patricia Krenos of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently received a promotion to the position of regional leader for the Southern Nevada, Southeast Utah and Southeast Arizona region. Krenos will now be responsible for the firm’s branch offices while continuing to help her community with their investment needs.

Digital payments company Koin has hired Scott Carcillo as its chief commercial officer. Carcillo will lead the company’s expansion into the gaming industry and overall market reach, focusing on macro-level development and strategic partnerships.

American Nevada Company has been awarded commercial property management contracts for three prominent properties in the Las Vegas Valley: Boulder Crossing at 5500 Boulder Highway; Jones Business Center, a grocery-anchored shopping center at 6345 S. Jones Blvd.; and office buildings at 2350 Corporate Center.

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